Book List in Order:5 titles

  • 1875: Drunken Bride, Texas. An ex-slave named Persimmon Wilson awaits his hanging for the murder of the man who once owned him. As he waits, he pens his story. The journey of Persimmon Wilson takes the reader from the brutality of slavery on a Louisi...



  • With the simple, evocative grace of her nationally acclaimed debut novel, Life Without Water, Nancy Peacock has created a poignant story of two families -- one black, one white -- and the North Carolina house that binds their lives together for more ...


  • Maya pushes the perfect appearance . . . until it perfectly pushes her to the edge. She's trying to organize a fashion show. She bought the dresses, and they can't be exchanged. Now, she can't believe her friends are going to the lake house without h...


  • This is the kind of book that you read, love and then give to a friend saying, "You have to read this...In a powerful and acute debut, highly acclaimed author Nancy Peacock gives us a young narrator who is both knowing and innocent, trusting and fear...